Sales Check

March 2011

3 years
ago

 

Costume Jewelry Boutique Opens in Lincoln Park

Private Label Goes Public
Though its pieces are found all over the country—sold under fashion brands such as J. Mendel, Douglas Hannant, and Ralph Lauren, and carried at major department stores, such as Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Bloomingdale’s— Sequin, the company behind the jewelry, isn’t very well known…

3 years
ago

 

Chic Boutique Opens in Lincoln Park

All That Glitters
Back in 2005, the Chicago native Monique Scott was designing her wedding invitations with bead wrappings when she realized something about herself. “I had always been very creative and would also accessorize my clothes,” she says, “so I just told myself, I could design jewelry, and I did it…”

3 years
ago

 

L.K. Bennett Opens First U.S. Store

London Calling
Set to open this spring, L.K. Bennett (900 N. Michigan Ave.; lkbennett.com) brings tailored and modern women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories from London…

3 years
ago

 

Haberdashery Accessorizes the Gold Coast

When Rafik Boughadou, a native of Algeria, moved to the United States 11 years ago, he quickly fell in love. “When I went to Fashion Week for the first time, it really changed my life,” he says…

3 years
ago

 

Boutique Pharmacy Arrives in Lincoln Park

Drugstore Cowboy
When Parkway Drugs was sold to Walgreens and closed last year, pharmacist Aaron Pietrykowski wasn’t interested in becoming a part of a corporate agency…

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